Topics

Guinea
Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa
Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa

Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel, a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak. South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the virus- stricken countries will be turned away, and that South African citizens arriving from the “high-risk” countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be subject to strict screening, including temperature checks. A fourth nation affected, Nigeria, was listed by South Africa as a “medium-risk” country, along with Kenya and Ethiopia, which have had no reported cases of Ebola, but which South African...

Loading